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Farmers Propped Up-Japan/USA/Europe

arnadstephen

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_) This is what happens when rich countries prop up farmers.

_) Japan rice farmers, USA farmers, exc. exc.

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Poor countries trying to pull themselves into the world market keep coming up against the richest nations' insistence on stacking the deck for their own farmers.

Philippines dutifully embraced globalization's free-market gospel over the last decade, opening its economy to foreign trade and investment.

The Philippines has lost hundreds of thousands of
farming jobs since joining the W.T.O.

http://www.nytimes.com/2003/07/20/opinion/20SUN1.html
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